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  • An image of peace

    An image of peace
    One day recently, while Laguna artist Fitz Maurice was in attendance at her weekly church service, she said a vibrant image suddenly appeared to her. "I could see a bottom of blue and lots of color, but I didn't understand what it was or its...
  • Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks
    It's 1958. Painter Mark Rothko is at the height of his fame, and has accepted one of the most ambitious commissions of the 20th century: to create a series of large canvases for the prestigious Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram Building...
  • Not a five-and-dime operation

    Not a five-and-dime operation
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A French chef selling crepes from a food cart on an Arkansas city street may seem out of place, but business is very good for Crepes Paulette. It's about to get a lot better. The wagon is parked at the head of a scenic path...
  • Bartlett offers vitality and livability

    Bartlett offers vitality and livability
    They wrestle. They race. Tails held high, they welcome newcomers to their play group. Charlie, a Rottweiler, and her Weimaraner buddy, Vincent, are in their glory at Riley's Run dog park. Their masters chat for hours before the pooches collapse, ready for...
  • A New Book from Michel Houellebcq: Very Little Sex Tourism Here

    A New Book from Michel Houellebcq: Very Little Sex Tourism Here
    The French novelist Michel Houellebecq is possibly best known for pissing off Muslims and for endorsing sex tourism. Add to that a reputation for crazy boozing, and the guy doesn’t win loads of sympathy. (A mini flap over the author’s...
  • Sweeping look at troubled artist

    Sweeping look at troubled artist
    Vincent Van Gogh is an extraordinary artist about whom everything seems to be known. His brilliant work and tragic life, combined with a paper trail of letters to his art-dealer brother, Theo, have made him an irresistible subject for art historians,...
  • John Chamberlain dies at 84; American sculptor

    John Chamberlain, a prolific American sculptor whose use of crushed automobile sheet metal became his signature during a career that spanned half a century, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 84. Reportedly in poor health, he had been working on a...
  • Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
  • In The Arts

    Passport offers admission to three festivals The city's "big three" art festivals open soon and with a $19 "Passport to the Arts," art lovers can have unlimited access to all three, plus other perks. Each Passport includes one-time free parking in the...
  • Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close

    Full week of Chicago Dancing Festival comes to a dream-team close
    This year's Chicago Dancing Festival, which finishes up Saturday with a free extravaganza at the Pritzker Pavilion, has been fun, uplifting, broad and deep. Certainly we've seen a lot of new faces, just as the increase in offerings has also attracted...
  • What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?

    What, you thought the toilet cleaned itself?
    We're not pointing fingers or anything, but let's just say we might have strolled into more than one apartment in our time, in which the fellow in charge of cleaning was, well, clearly otherwise preoccupied. Exhibit One might have been the kitchen sink,...